WELCOME TO ROOM 13 FITNESS
Independent, family run gym & martial arts centre
We help people to achieve their fitness goals and aspirations though Gym Training, Functional Training and Martial Arts.
Home to the Hythe Dragons Kickboxing Club who have 4 current World kickboxing Champions.
Our aim is to bring fitness back to basics, hoping to remove some of the myths and mis-media of what can often get in the way of liberating approach to healthy living, whilst at the same time encouraging people to undertake a healthy lifestyle out of choice...rather than necessity...
Martin has been the Owner of Room13 Fitness since its conception in 2012. He has studied martial arts for over 30 years and has achieved 4th Dan Black Belt in Kickboxing and 5th Dan Black Belt in Goju Ryu Karate. He has gained many accolades over the years including 'New Forest Coach of the Year', enrolled on association's 'Black belt- Roll of honor', and most recently inducted in to the Martial Arts Hall of Fame. Martin has always been competitive within the martial arts and this culminated in 2019 when he became WMFC World Champion in Kickboxing. He is part of our Gym Instructor team at Room13 and is also a qualified TRX coach.
Manager / Personal Trainer
Darren has been the manager of Room 13 Since 2013. In this time he has gained many qualifications including Level 3 Personal Trainer, Level 3 Exercise for Disabled Clients, Suspension Trainer, Kettlebell Instructor. Darren has also studied martial arts for the past 22 years and has achieved a 3rd Dan Blackbelt and is a Silver World medalist in kickboxing. Darren has started Next Generation Personal Training which is based here at Room 13 Fitness.
Darren is currently studying for his Level 4 in Personal Training specializing in Nutrition for diabetes, obesity & athletic performance.
Personal Trainer / Sports Massage Therapist
Emma runs Waterside Massage Team which is based at Room 13 Fitness in our purpose built clinic. She is a Level 3 qualified Sports Massage Therapist and Personal Trainer with over 10 years experience. Emma also runs our Little Dragons Kickboxing class
Sports Massage Therapist / Holistic Therapist
Jessie is the owner of Zen Life Centre & Little Warriors Academy which operates within Room13's treatment clinic. She is also a martial arts practitioner with a 1st Dan Black Belt in Karate, as well as studying Kickboxing and Tai Chi. Jessie is a qualified personal trainer can often be seen helping out on our reception.
Jessie offers a number of massage treatments including Hot & Cold stone therapies, Sports massage and healing sessions.